Man taken to hospital after being impaled on spike in Hull park

Emergency services were called to a park in Hull yesterday evening after a man fell from a fence and was impaled on a spike.

The man was impaled on a spike after falling from a fence in Pearson Park, Hull. Picture: Google

Paramedics from Yorkshire Ambulance Service were called to the scene in Pearson Park shortly after 7.41pm.

They found a man in his 20s had landed on a spike, injuring his upper leg.

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A spokeswoman said the man was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary for further treatment.

Crews from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service were also called out as the man was stuck behind a lock gate when paramedics first arrived.

However, access was gained soon after and the man had been released by the time they reached the scene.